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Ball Janik to Redesign Open-Concept Collaborative Headquarters

New Portland office provides collaborative spaces and removes corner offices to enhance creativity and deliver outstanding client service through innovative design

office lobbyBall Janik LLP, a bi-coastal comprehensive services law firm focused on real estate, land use, construction, and business litigation, is proud to announce that the company’s Portland, Oregon headquarters is moving to a newly redesigned office space. The new location sits on the 18th floor in the same building it has occupied since 1982 and embodies an open-concept environment to foster an inclusive, collaborative, and flexible office. Ball Janik teamed with LRS Architects to establish a redesign focused on a mid-century modern style combined with natural aesthetics.

cafe setting with three people sitting“Our goal for our new space is to provide a stellar environment for our current employees and those we will be hiring,” said Heather Oden, chief operating officer of Ball Janik. “We’re a progressive law firm, and as we continue to grow, we are committed to providing our people a welcoming, modern, and safe work environment. Designing a workspace that embodies this message is the first step toward that goal.”

Key features of the redesign include the removal of corner offices, glassed-in conference rooms, a bright, earthy color palette, and panoramic windows. Every aspect of the redesign seamlessly connects, exemplifying Ball Janik’s drive to encourage engagement and creativity.

office lobby“Our design philosophy aims at encouraging ingenuity, innovation, and a healthy work environment. If we put effort into taking care of our employees, they will return the favor,” said Camron Wilde, branding manager of Ball Janik, who serves in the firm’s design committee. “The future of the workplace is shifting in a post-COVID-19 world; it’s important to remember that taking care of people is the largest priority any company has.”

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a bi-coastal comprehensive services law firm focused on real estate, land use, construction, and business litigation. As a bi-coastal law firm with offices in Florida and Oregon, we service clients in the areas of affordable housing, bankruptcy, and creditor rights, community associations, construction and design, construction defect disputes, corporate, financial services, hospitality, insurance recovery, investigations and white-collar crime, public agencies and schools, and renewable energy.

Since our firm’s inception, we have expanded our capabilities, professionals, and geographic footprint. In doing so, we have earned a national reputation for upholding the rights of our clients.

Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

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